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How can I relieve arthritis + bursitis pain?
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Dr. James Chen
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Anti-inflammatories
First line of treatment is icing the affected area and taking non steroidal anti-inflammatories such as ibuprofen.
Resting the joint can help calm it down as well. Physical therapy and strengthening is recommended to prevent getting a stiff join and to maintain motion. Lastly a cortisone shot can calm the area down if it is really inflamed.

In brief: Anti-inflammatories
First line of treatment is icing the affected area and taking non steroidal anti-inflammatories such as ibuprofen.
Resting the joint can help calm it down as well. Physical therapy and strengthening is recommended to prevent getting a stiff join and to maintain motion. Lastly a cortisone shot can calm the area down if it is really inflamed.
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